Molasses Cookies

Makes approximately 2 dozen

 ¼ cup butter, room temperature
 ¼ cup vegetable shortening, room temperature
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¼ cup molasses
 1 egg, slightly beaten
 ¼ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp ground ginger
 ¾ tsp ground cloves
 ¾ tsp ground cinnamon

1

In a large bowl cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Beat in molasses and eggs. Set aside.

2

In another bowl, combine Farmhouse Pancake & Waffle Mix, salt, baking soda, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.

3

Gradually mix flour mixture with creamed ingredients until the dough is smooth.

4

Spoon heaping tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 11 minutes. Do not over-bake. Cool on a wire rack.

5

Store in airtight container to maintain softness.

Ingredients

 ¼ cup butter, room temperature
 ¼ cup vegetable shortening, room temperature
 ¾ cup sugar
 ¼ cup molasses
 1 egg, slightly beaten
 ¼ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking soda
 1 tsp ground ginger
 ¾ tsp ground cloves
 ¾ tsp ground cinnamon

Directions

1

In a large bowl cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Beat in molasses and eggs. Set aside.

2

In another bowl, combine Farmhouse Pancake & Waffle Mix, salt, baking soda, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.

3

Gradually mix flour mixture with creamed ingredients until the dough is smooth.

4

Spoon heaping tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 11 minutes. Do not over-bake. Cool on a wire rack.

5

Store in airtight container to maintain softness.

Molasses Cookies
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